Woman in critical condition in Addenbrooke’s Hospital after car crashes into tree on A143 in Suffolk

Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge. Picture: CHRIS RADBURN/PA WIRE

Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge. Picture: CHRIS RADBURN/PA WIRE - Credit: PA

A woman in her 60s remains in a critical condition in hospital tonight after a car crashed into a tree in Suffolk on Saturday afternoon.

Emergency services were called to reports that a Toyota MR2 travelling along the A143 in Little Wratting left the carriageway and collided with a tree at around 2.35pm today (Saturday, November 25).

Firefighters helped free the driver from the vehicle.

Earlier on Saturday, Suffolk Constabulary said the driver, a 68-year-old woman, suffered potentially life-threatening injuries and was taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge.

In an update on Saturday night, a force spokesman described the injuries as “life-threatening” and said the woman is in a critical condition in hospital.

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The road also remains closed tonight as an investigation into the collision continues.

Police had been called to the scene by the ambulance service.

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Any witnesses to the collision are urged to call the Serious Collision Investigation Team on 101, quoting CAD 243 of November 25, 2017.

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